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					Table 578. Employment Status of Women by Marital Status and Presence and Age of Children: 1970 to 2007
[As of March (7.0 represents 7,000,000). Civilian noninstitutional persons 16 years old and over. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, and Appendix III] Total Item Single IN LABOR FORCE (mil.) 1970 . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . 1990 . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . 2005 3 . . . . . . . 2006 3 . . . . . . . 2007 3 . . . . . . . PARTICIPATION RATE 4 1970 . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . 1990 . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . . 2000 . . . . . 2005 3 . . . . 2006 3 . . . . 2007 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Married 1 Other
2

With any children Total Single Married 1 Other
2

Children 6 to 17 yrs. only Single Married 1 Other
2

Children under 6 yrs. Single Married 1 Other
2

7.0 11.2 14.0 15.0 17.8 18.6 19.0 19.2

18.4 24.9 31.0 33.6 35.0 35.7 36.2 37.3

5.9 8.8 11.2 12.0 13.2 14.3 14.2 14.3

(NA) 0.6 1.5 2.1 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.5

10.2 13.7 16.5 18.0 18.2 18.0 18.1 18.6

1.9 3.6 4.2 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.8

(NA) 0.2 0.6 0.8 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4

6.3 8.4 9.3 10.2 10.8 10.8 10.7 10.9

1.3 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6

(NA) 0.3 0.9 1.3 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.1

3.9 5.2 7.2 7.8 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.7

0.6 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.2

53.0 61.5 66.4 65.5 68.6 65.1 64.7 64.7

40.8 50.1 58.2 61.1 62.0 60.2 60.9 61.6

39.1 44.0 46.8 47.3 50.2 49.8 49.1 49.5

(NA) 52.0 55.2 57.5 73.9 72.9 71.5 71.4

39.7 54.1 66.3 70.2 70.6 68.1 68.4 69.3

60.7 69.4 74.2 75.3 82.7 79.8 80.4 80.0

(NA) 67.6 69.7 67.0 79.7 79.7 76.2 78.0

49.2 61.7 73.6 76.2 77.2 75.0 75.3 76.2

66.9 74.6 79.7 79.5 85.0 82.2 82.5 82.9

(NA) 44.1 48.7 53.0 70.5 68.5 68.6 67.4

30.3 45.1 58.9 63.5 62.8 59.8 60.3 61.5

52.2 60.3 63.6 66.3 76.6 73.5 74.3 72.2

EMPLOYMENT (mil.) 1970 . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . 1990 . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . 2005 3 . . . . . . . 2006 3 . . . . . . . 2007 3 . . . . . . . UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5 1970 . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . 1990 . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . 2005 3 . . . . . . . 2006 3 . . . . . . . 2007 3 . . . . . . .

6.5 10.1 12.9 13.7 16.4 17.0 17.4 17.9

17.5 23.6 29.9 32.3 34.0 34.6 35.2 36.4

5.6 8.2 10.5 11.3 12.7 13.5 13.5 13.6

(NA) 0.4 1.2 1.8 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.1

9.6 12.8 15.8 17.2 17.6 17.4 17.5 18.0

1.8 3.3 3.8 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.5

(NA) 0.2 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.3

6.0 8.1 8.9 9.8 10.6 10.4 10.4 10.6

1.2 2.4 2.7 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.4

(NA) 0.2 0.7 1.1 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8

3.6 4.8 6.9 7.3 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.4

0.6 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1

7.1 10.3 8.2 8.7 7.3 8.9 8.1 6.7

4.8 5.3 3.5 3.9 2.7 3.0 2.8 2.6

4.8 6.4 5.7 5.8 4.3 5.3 4.8 4.9

(NA) 23.2 18.4 16.6 11.0 15.1 12.7 10.8

6.0 5.9 4.2 4.3 2.9 3.1 3.2 2.8

7.2 9.2 8.5 8.1 5.1 6.9 6.2 6.0

(NA) 15.6 14.5 11.8 8.7 10.9 10.4 9.8

4.8 4.4 3.8 3.6 2.6 2.9 2.8 2.5

5.9 7.9 7.7 7.1 4.8 5.8 5.4 5.3

(NA) 29.2 20.8 19.5 12.6 18.2 14.2 11.6

7.9 8.3 4.8 5.3 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.4

9.8 12.8 10.2 10.8 5.9 9.8 8.9 8.1

NA Not available. 1 Husband present. 2 Widowed, divorced, or separated. 3 See footnote 2, Table 567. 4 Percent of women in each specific category in the labor force. 5 Unemployed as a percent of civilian labor force in specified group. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bulletin 2307; and unpublished data.